Quezon solon intensifies flu/pneumonia vaccination

August 16, 2020

LUCENA CITY--- With the reversion of Quezon province to General Community Quarantine (GCQ) status, a lady Quezon solon vowed to continue and intensify the implementation of her vaccination and other health programs.

Quezon Rep. Angelina "Helen" Tan, a  physician and registered nurse by profession who chairs the committe on health in the House of Representatives said with the fast-increasing coronavirus desease (COVID-19) cases in the province, the more she needs to continue and even intensify her health programs especially the massive vaccination of anti- flu and anti- pneumonia vaccines.

"With the present situation in this province, I believe that is what I exactly need to do", said Tan.

Quezon province was reverted to GCQ from Modified General Community Quarantine (MGCQ) status effective yesteray (August 16) due to the fast increasing number of new confirmed coronavirus disease COVID-19 cases and widespread community transmission in its towns and cities.

As of 4 p.m. yesterday, Quezon has 664 cases with 298 recoveries, 21 deaths and 344 active cases.

Aside from distribution of free medecine and consultation, the lady solon has been doing free vaccination to frontliners, senior citizens and children, vendors and drivers and local government employees under Serbisyong Tunay At Natural program.

Apart from health programs, Tan has also been distributing relief goods and other assistance to those much affected by the pandemic since the start of Enhanced Community Quarantine (ECQ) implementation.